Second annual Clean Air for U: A Travelwise Challenge
College of Law announces new chaired professor appointments
Freshman scholarships updated
Ivory Prize: Call for nominations
Public Service Professorship Award
Nominate an outstanding academic advisor
Book Arts Program 2017 classes and workshops
Red Butte Garden Poetry Month: Call for entries
Registration now open for intramural sports spring 2017
Join our team: Campus Recreation Services is hiring sports officials now
SECOND ANNUAL CLEAN AIR FOR U: A TRAVELWISE CHALLENGE
Month of February
Track your trips at tinyurl.com/Ucleanair
Mobile sources, including personal vehicles, are responsible for nearly half of all winter PM 2.5-related emissions that contribute to the unhealthy air. Together, we can make a difference.
- Erika George, Samuel D. Thurman Endowed Professor of Law
- RonNell Andersen Jones, Lee E. Teitelbaum Endowed Professor of Law
- Jeff Schwartz, William H. Leary Professor of Law
- Linda F. Smith, James T. Jensen Professor of Transactional Law
- Robin Craig (previously the Leary Professor), James I. Farr Presidential Endowed Chair in Law
- Associate Dean Lincoln Davies (previously the James I. Farr Chair), Hugh B. Brown Presidential Endowed Chair in Law
“Each of these faculty members richly deserves this honor, which recognizes their individual professional achievements in the realms of scholarship, teaching and service,” said Robert B. Keiter, a law professor who chairs the committee that makes appointment recommendations. To read more about each professor, click here.
Scholarships for Utah residents:
- Honors at Entrance is now known as the Utah Flagship Scholarship. The amount for the scholarship remains the same, $5,000 annually towards tuition and renewable up to eight semesters.
- Partial Honors at Entrance is now known as the Utah Academic Scholarship. The amount of the award remains the same, $2,500 annually towards tuition and renewable up to eight semesters.
- Cash at Entrance is now known as the Utah Academic Recognition Award. This award has increased to $1,500 annually and is renewable up to four semesters annually.
- The Trustees Scholarship has increased to $1,500 and $2,500 annually. It is renewable up to four semesters.
- The Valedictorian Award will no longer be offered and these funds will be used to increase other in-state awards.
Scholarships for non-residents:
- Academic Full Tuition is now known as the Academic Excellence Scholarship. There are two different scholarships offered — a renewable scholarship up to eight semesters and a one year scholarship. The scholarship covers full non-resident tuition and no fees.
- Academic Partial Tuition is now known as the Academic Distinction Scholarship. This scholarship is for one year and covers the resident portion of tuition.
- The Freshman Academic Achievement Award is now renewable for eight semesters and the amount ranges from $6,000 to $12,000 annually. It was previously a one semester award. if students gain Utah residency for tuition purposes, the scholarship will not be renewed.
- Western Undergraduate Exchange is now renewable for eight semesters. Previously, it was renewable for 10 semesters. This tuition discount program covers 150 percent of in state tuition.
Visit the University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid website for more information about freshman scholarships.
If you have any questions, please contact the University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid at 801-581-6211 or email@example.com.
Those who have graduated from the U since 2011 (within the last five years), as well as those currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs, are eligible. Self-nominations are welcome.
Nominations are due Friday, Feb. 24.
Sponsored by the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Public Service Professorship award may enable you to carry out a proposed project, reimburse your department for release time, pay a research assistant, travel to conferences, purchase supplies or equipment.
For award criteria and application requirements, click here.
Application deadline is Jan. 23, 2017.
The deadline to nominate is Feb. 3, 2017.
Both awards recognize U advisors who have demonstrated qualities associated with outstanding academic advising:
- Approaches advising as teaching
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Available to advisees
- Reaches out and supports underserved populations
- Makes appropriate referrals
- Uses and disseminates appropriate information sources
- Caring, helpful attitude toward advisees, faculty and staff
- Works with students outside of office in formal university-related activities
- Monitors advisee progress toward academic and career goals
- Mastery of institutional regulations, policies and procedures
- Participates in and supports advisor development programs
- Proactive; builds relationships with advisees and follows up
- Practices developmental advising
It only takes a few moments to complete the nomination process.
Additional questions can be addressed to Shawn Adrian at firstname.lastname@example.org. Consider recognizing an outstanding advisor at the U by submitting a nomination today.
The Book Arts Program promotes involvement with the art of the book by facilitating:
- Academic designations of Minor and Certificate in Book Arts and MFA in Creative Writing & Book Arts which are supported by classes exploring letterpress printing, bookbinding, artists’ books, and typography
- Community Programming for adults and the K-12 community of learners and educators
- Exhibitions that celebrate and explore both the traditional and innovative arts of the book
- Studio access for those who have completed foundation courses
Poems will be judged according to the following criteria:
- Quality of writing
- Inspired by nature
- Relevant to the spring season
- Pertinent to the garden
- Twenty-four lines or shorter
- Appropriate for all ages
Winners will be invited to provide an audio recording of them performing a reading of their poem and participate in additional programming related to National Poetry Month. By submitting your poems, the author grants Red Butte Garden a license to publish and reproduce the poem online and in other media.
For more info and to submit your entry, please visit our website.
basketball, indoor soccer, volleyball, inner tube water polo, table tennis, and the FIFA 17 Tournament.
Depending on the activity, fees range from FREE to $10.
Campus Recreation Services is hiring officials for basketball, soccer, and volleyball.
If you are interested, contact Jake Myers at email@example.com or 801-585-8732.